- Sacramento, California Area
- Writing and Editing
Robert Small's Overview
Robert Small's Summary
Robert Small writes about the Sacramento Kings and Android operating system for Examiner.com He also writes about general news, business and sports for AOL's Patch.com in Sacramento. Covering the Kings since 2009, he is one of the top ranked NBA writers for Examiner.com. His writing experience covers newspaper, television and magazine and has also spent time in the radio industry.
Robert Small's Publications
Authors: Robert Small
- February 1, 2013
Supermarket tycoon Ron Burkle is part of a group that will bid on arena operator Anschutz Entertainment Group. AEG pledged $59 million to help the Sacramento Kings build a downtown arena if the team doesn't move. Burkle is also trying to buy the Kings and keep the team from moving.
Authors: Robert Small
- January 9, 2013
Polaroid introduced the iM1836 at 2013 International Consumer Electornics Showcase in Las Vegas It's the world's first camera that runs on Android 4.1 that features an interchangeable lens, Two other non-Android versions of the camera will be available.
Robert Small's Experience
Sacramento Kings Writer
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Entertainment industry
October 2014 – Present (1 month)
Sacramento Kings, Apple & Android Writer
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Online Media industry
March 2011 – Present (3 years 8 months) Sacramento, California Area
Writes game recaps, features and news content regarding the Sacramento Kings on Examiner.com's NBA page. Writes content and reviews about the Apple and Android, including apps products and other news on the Gadgets & Tech page. Uses photos, slideshows and video to enhance content.
Jan. 5, 2013: Became the top-ranked NBA writer on Examiner.com.
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Internet industry
May 2011 – Present (3 years 6 months) Sacramento, California Area
Writes general news, business and sports content and takes photos for articles based in Fair Oaks, Carmichael, Elk Grove and Roseville, CA.
Athletics Department Videographer
Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry
January 2012 – April 2012 (4 months) Azusa, CA
Filmed, edited, created headlines posted and promoted sports highlights using social media to accompany game recaps.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Publishing industry
September 2011 – September 2011 (1 month) Sacramento, California Area
Wrote a general interest story on Sacramento Kings guard and former college basketball star Jimmer Fredette that appeared in the September 2011 issue of Sacramento Magazine.
Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Media Production industry
November 2010 – November 2010 (1 month) Sacramento, California Area
Replaced an absent freelancer to gather quotes from players and coaches before and after a game between the Sacramento Kings and Memphis Grizzlies.
KCRA-TV Channel 3 Sports Assistant (Intern)
Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Broadcast Media industry
January 2010 – August 2010 (8 months) Sacramento, California Area
Wrote scripts for on-air talent and researched stories using the Associated Press’ news production system (ENPS), transferred video from XDCAM HD to DVCPRO and vice versa and edited video with AVID’s professional video editing equipment for on-air broadcasts.
Sacramento Kings' RekeROY Campaign Writer
Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Online Media industry
December 2009 – April 2010 (5 months) Sacramento, California Area
Wrote for the Kings' Tyreke Evans for NBA Rookie of the Year campaign, attending games and practices and interviewing players, coaches and staff from home and visiting teams about Evans.
Sports 1140 KHTK-AM Intern
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Entertainment industry
August 2009 – December 2009 (5 months) Sacramento, California Area
Screened phone calls, gathered information from game contestants, ran errands for staff and escorted celebrity guests for "The Jim Kozimor Show" on Sports 1140 KHTK-AM (now CBS Sports 1140).
Public Company; 51-200 employees; Broadcast Media industry
August 2007 – November 2007 (4 months) Sacramento, California Area
Performed beatchecks calling police and sheriff stations within a 200-mile radius, checked newswires for stories, organized news and court files, checked court cases online, participated in news meetings and traveled with photojournalists for assignments and ran errands for staff.
Robert Small's Education
2011 – 2012
Athletics department videographer, co-host on "The Big Red and Rob Show" on the student-run KAPU 104.7 radio station.
Activities and Societies: Videography, Radio, Social Media
Associate in Arts, Journalism
2007 – 2010
Wrote general news, sports and feature articles, filmed reports, recorded podcasts and took photos for the school's award-winning, student-run newspaper Sac City Express. (http://www.saccityexpress.com)
Won a Journalism Association of Community Colleges Sports Game Story Honorable Mention.
Activities and Societies: Newspaper, Photography, Videography, Social Media, Interviewing, Podcasting
Center High School
High School Diploma
2002 – 2006
Graduated with honors after completing Media Communications Academy's three-year program that focused on journalism and other media.
Won 2006 MCA Senior of the Year Award for work as a producer, reporter, editor and photographer with the school's student-run television show MCA-TV Channel 25 News.
Robert Small's Skills & Expertise
- Sports Writing
- Video Editing
- Social Media
- Social Networking
- Breaking News
- Online Journalism
- Television News Production
- Web Content Creation
- AP Style Writing
- Copy Editing
- Audio Editing
- Final Cut Pro
- Sports Radio
- MacBook Pro
- New Media Strategy
- Online News
- AP Style
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